Ranunculus macranthus

Common Name:  Showy Buttercup, Large Buttercup

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flower flower closeup--do you notice how there are large numbers of all the flower parts?  There are many petals, stamens, and pistils (these are the barely visible green structures in the center).
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habit, showing divided leaves--Ranunculus macranthus is an herbaceous perennial